Punja, Puñja, Pumja: 15 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
puñja : (m.) a heap; pile; mass.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Puñja, (usually —°) (cp. Epic Sk. puñja) a heap, pile, mass, multitude Vin. II, 211; J. I, 146 (sabba-rogānaṃ). As —° in foll. cpds. : aṭṭhi° It. 17 (+aṭṭhikandala); kaṭṭha° A. III, 408; IV, 72; J. II, 327; gūtha° J. II, 211; tiṇa° A. III, 408; palāla° D. I, 71; M. III, 3; A. I, 241; II, 210; maṃsa° D. I, 52; vālika° J. VI, 560; saṅkhāra° S. I, 135.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
puñja (पुंज).—m (S) A heap or mass; an accumulation or a collection. 2 A little heap of corn given annually by a khōta or dhārēkarī to the mahāra & gurava for service rendered.
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puñjā (पुंजा).—m (puñja) A quantity of yarn or thread wound over the palm. It consists of from sixty to eighty tantu or threads. 2 m N. D. A little heap (as of dung, dirt, ashes, sweepings, rubbish): also a mass or quantity of chaffy, worm-eaten, or rotting (grain, wood, cloth, or other material). The word, although from puñja S Heap generally, is applied restrictedly.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
puñja (पुंज) [-puñjāḷa, -पुंजाळ].—m A heap or mass.
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puñjā (पुंजा).—m A quantity of yarn wound over the palm. A little heap.
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puñjā (पुंजा).—f Worship. pujā karaṇēṃ or ghālaṇēṃ To pommel or to rate soundly. pujā bāndhaṇēṃ To decorate an idol with flowers &c.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Puñja (पुञ्ज).—A heap, multitude, quantity, mass, collection; क्षीरोदवेलेव सफेनपुञ्जा (kṣīrodaveleva saphenapuñjā) Ku.7.26; प्रत्युद्गच्छति मूर्च्छति स्थिरतमः पुञ्जे निकुञ्जे प्रियः (pratyudgacchati mūrcchati sthiratamaḥ puñje nikuñje priyaḥ) Gīt.11.
Derivable forms: puñjaḥ (पुञ्जः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ñjaḥ) A heap, a quantity, a collection. E. puṃ man, jan to be born, aff. ḍa; also puṅga and puñji m.
(-ñjiḥ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Puñja (पुञ्ज).—m. 1. A heap, a mass, Mahābhārata 3, 9957. 2. A quantity, Mark. P. 8, 82.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Puñja (पुञ्ज).—[masculine] heap, lump, mass, multitude of (—°).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Puñja (पुञ्ज):—m. (mostly ifc.; f(ā). ) a heap, mass, quantity, multitude, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Puñja (पुञ्ज):—(ñjaḥ) 1. m. A heap; a quantity.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
2) Puṃja (पुंज) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Puñja.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Puṃja (ಪುಂಜ):—[noun] = ಪುಂಚೈ [pumcai].
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1) [noun] the male of the chicken; a cock; a rooster.
2) [noun] (fig.) a strong or able man.
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1) [noun] a multitute of things; a heap, collection.
2) [noun] collectively the silk threads running lengthwise in a loom.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+1): Pumjagol, Pumjaia, Pumjaviya, Punjab, Punjacakra, Punjaka, Punjakata, Punjala, Punjana, Punjanem, Punjaraja, Punjarata, Punjaruta, Punjashas, Punjat, Punjata, Punjatuka, Punjavana, Punjay, Punjaya.
Ends with (+8): Apunja, Bhasmapunja, Golapunja, Goshatapunja, Guravapunja, Kambalapunja, Katthapunja, Kidyanca Punja, Kilesapunja, Kritapunyapunja, Krittikapunja, Kumatipunja, Maharapunja, Mamsapunja, Manikyapunja, Padumapunja, Palalapunja, Rashmipunja, Sampunja, Saphenapunja.
Full-text (+39): Punji, Vamala, Punjashas, Punga, Vidyutpunja, Punjaka, Punjaraja, Pumja, Sampunja, Lumja, Golapunja, Punjikrita, Punj, Punjaya, Punjikasthala, Rashmipunja, Punjika, Manikyapunja, Punjishtha, Punjikasthali.
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